Red Hat: Announcing Red Hat Linux
Red Hat Software, Inc. announces their latest product, Red Hat Linux
Red Hat Linux 3.0.3 is the culmination of the efforts of the
Red Hat research and development team. It brings Linux to new heights of
ease of use, power, and efficiency.
"> Fully upgradeable to future versions with no reinstallation
"> Compliant with version 1.2 of the Linux File System Standard
"> Red Hat Motif and Library products (add-on products available
separately) will install and run seamlessly
"> RPM program packaging system
"> GLINT - Graphical Package Manager
"> Hierarchical package browsing
"> Easy to use system and package integrity checking
"> Powerful networking capabilities
"> Includes Apache, the web server of choice, preconfigured.
"> Graphical WWW browser
"> Secure FTP daemon
"> XFree86 3.1.2 - X-Windows Graphical User Interface
"> Includes an interactive configuration program
"> Also includes a beta version of the commercial Metro-X
Enhanced X Server
"> Choose between a graphical X-Windows and a text-based
"> Supports installation from CD-ROM or floppy disk, or over a
network with NFS or FTP.
"> Integrated support for PCMCIA (PC-Card) devices.
Some of the new and updated features of
Red Hat Linux 3.0.3 include:
"> New and enhanced packages
"> XFree86 3.1.2
"> Latest version of the Apache web server
"> Perl version 5.001m
"> TCL 7.4 with TK 4.0
"> Python 1.2 with tk 4.0 support
"> gcc 2.7.2
"> RPM 2.0
"> Handles configuration file modifications
"> Failsafe upgrades
"> Easier documentation searching
"> Allows PGP signature of RPM packages for integrity verification.
"> Backwards compatible with RPM 1.x
"> Easier installation
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